What Kind of College is Right For You?

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Broadcast Journalism Major, Boston University

There are so many different classifications of colleges. Here, our blogger discusses them all! read more

The Great Divide: Help Low-Income Students Get into Big-Ticket Colleges

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

The exclusion of low-income students at the best schools results in a devastating waste of potential. What can you do to help students who are short on cash but accomplished academically? read more

Should I go to a two-year or a four-year school?

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The answer to this question largely depends on your goals and circumstances. Two-year schools come in two types or dimensions: vocational and academic. read more

What's the difference between a community college and a state school?

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Typically, a community college is nonresidential and supported locally, regionally, and/or by the state government. They offer two- and/or three-year programs and award associate degrees. read more

Should I transfer after one year of community college or wait until I get my associate degree?

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You should explore the benefits and downsides of each option if you're asking yourself this question. After one year of college, you can often transfer to a four-year school having some academic work behind you other than your high school transcript. Economically, a community college is a great cost-effective way to start your education. read more